|Centrosome (Em071) - Serfs|
Serfs - dual guitar feedback psychdrones from Manchesters Jon Collin and Tom Settle. Recorded live in 2006. Originally released as a 3" cdr (limited) now being made available as part of the EM back catalogue. www.myspace.com/serfserfserfs http://thewholevoyald.blogspot.com/ www.myspace.com/electronicmusiklabel
Keywords: serfs; fonik; electronic musik; psychedelia; guitar; drone; psychfolk; feedback; jon collin; psychedelic; tom settle; infinite light; whole voyald; manchester; noise; free improvisation; improv
|Sea of Mirrors (Em139) - Gary Fisher|
Gary Fisher is a Manchester based sound and visual artist and improvisor working in a continuous process of experimentation and enquiry focussed around instinctive or investigatory responses to sound, images, places, words, and objects. The overall practice includes various approaches and may be considered a constant 'work in progress'. Central to this process is a fascination with amplifying textures, surfaces and objects, testing the sound-making possibilities of objects, using found objects a...
Keywords: gary fisher; sound art; music concrete; field recordings; live music; performance art; ambient; found sounds; artist; conceptual; art; sonic art; collage; sound collage; found objects; contact microphone; hydrophone; textural; textures; objects; deconstruction; manchester; tape recorder; radio; shortwave; spiral; stockhausen; buddha machine; cymbal; book; home made instruments; noise makers; spring reverb; futurist; dada; shaeffer; pierre henry; analogue technology; sea of mirrors; stroke club; john cage; electronic musik
|Supercluster parts one and two (Em043) - Gnod plus Fonik|
This is a live recording featuring Manchester based collective Gnod and electronica duo Fonik (playing as part of the Gnod line up). These two live shows took place in 2008 at The Pyramid Arts Centre. Fonik are proud to have been part of them and thank them for their cooperation in this release. Hope you enjoy listening as much as we enjoyed being part of it. http://electronicmusik.wordpress.com/ See also Gnod vs Noise Research EP http://www.archive.org/details/GalaxyBeingem065
Keywords: fonik; gnod; electronica; spacerock; electronic musik; noise research; hawkwind; psychedelia; manchester; space scape
|Waking EP (Em176) - Matt Dalby|
Matt Dalby - Waking 'Matt Dalby is a multidisciplinary artist and writer based in Manchester' His reviews and other online activities are at Santiago's Dead Wasp 'Second Sight and Green are live, semi-improvised, lo-fi home recordings mainly built around looped voice and bass guitar' Santiago's Dead Wasp at Blogspot
Keywords: matt dalby; sound art; santiagos dead wasp; lo-fi; improvisation; manchester; electronic musik; loops; bass guitar; art
|Towards Zero - Tokomac|
Live recording of the short lived improvising trio 'Tokomac' from the 2005 Futuresonic Festival in Manchester. The event was organised by the wonderful 'Burst Couch' and was #15 in their series of nights. Neil Packer - guitars / toys / electronics Harry Gallimore - electronics Ian Simpson - prepared lapsteel Artwork by Neil Packer Check out 'Tokomac Live in Liverpool' also a free download on EM - download FREE here Ian now works mainly under the name Noise Research
Keywords: fonik; tokomac; electronic musik; noise research; electroacoustic music; music concrete; musique concrete; theremin; electronica; futuresonic festival 2005; noise research; aht-n; electronica; manchester; noise; sound art; burst couch
|Missing Fundamental (Em138) - Paul Green|
Paul Green Imagine Kraftwerk if someone spiked their punch with absinthe, and you're halfway there. Paul Green is the controller of a synthetic orchestra of beautifully fluid deeply-layered dark twisting electronic keyboard sounds with a laptop and Tenori-On that make beautiful arppegiated synth sounds and the kind of low tempo clicks and glitches that remind me of walking around an old house when you were a kid and getting a bit scared by the creaky staircases...
Keywords: paul green; electronic musik; electronica; peterloo massacre; manchester; ambient; electronics; synthesizer; tenori; kraftwerk; soundscapes; laptop; mp3; free download; net label
|Out of the Cloud (Em191) - Victor Ward / Noise Research|
Collaboration between Noise Research (Ian Simpson) and Victor Ward (Jonathan Watt). Source material provided by one artist to the other was radically reworked. The original material for 'They may bend crystal' was composed by Victor Ward The original material for 'Body electric' and 'Acid reflux' was composed by Noise Research. Conception / completion date was March 2013 Artwork copyright Ian Simpson (2013)
Keywords: victor ward; noise research; noise; electronica; sound artists; manchester; electronic music; ambient; sound art; remix; experimental; cut ups; music concrete; sound collage
|Live at Noise Upstairs (Em187) - Kipple|
Two live recordings made at two separate 'Noise Upstairs' gigs in June 2012. Riverside - Sheffield 13th June 2012 Fuel - Manchester 14th June 2012 Kipple combines the momentum of ESP era free jazz with a 2 man low fi electronics section in place of the piano. The rhythm section is that used by Sonny Simmons on his UK gigs. The free blowing trumpet/soprano sax front line manages to be intense and relaxed at the same time (Phil Morton, Frakture, 2011) Kipple is an extraordinary live experience, a ...
Keywords: kipple; free jazz; noise upstairs; free improvisation; esp; sun ra; guitar; saxophone; drums; electronics; electronica; free noise; trumpet; sheffield; manchester; fuel; riverside; 2012
|Barbarians / Noise Research Split (Em072) - Noise Research + Barbarians|
A split release featuring Barbarians (free noise destruction Improv) and Noise Research (Drone Noisescapes) Barbarians are : Gareth Bill Phillip Stuart Clyve Sinead Rhian Goreland GRK. Noise Research is : Ian Simpson (Kipple, Wire Assembly, Nuclear Bunker, Id of Mobius) http://electronicmusik.wordpress.com/
Keywords: noise research; barbarians; manchester; noise; free improvisation; noisescapes; free art; music concrete; jg ballard; high rise; concrete island; stockhausen; smear campaign; fonik; drone; guitar drone
|Tufa (Em110) - Graham Dunning|
A live performance at Electronic Organica V (Britons Protection, Manchester) using turntables, modified records, objects and electronics in May 2010. Graham Dunning is a sound and visual artist based in the UK. His sound sources include field recordings pressed to dubplates; modified records; adapted playback equipment such as reel-to-reel tape players, turntables and Walkmans; found sounds, especially discarded footage of people's home recordings; home made electronics and circuit bends; broken...
Keywords: soundart; graham dunning; electronics; found sound; objects; turntables; turntablism; noise; electronic organica; manchester; uk; collage; soundscape; noisescape; altered records; modified turntable; modified records; philip jech; christian marclay
|Hewers of Wood and Drawers of Water (Em150) - Dave Birchall|
David Birchall started playing the guitar in 1994 and has continued to ever since, gigging and touring extensively with a variety of groups in the UK, France, Holland, Germany, Spain, Portugal, Czech Republic, Austria, Switzerland, Italy, Palestine and Denmark. Music he has been involved with creating has been played on BBC1, BBC Radio1, BBC 6 Music and Resonance FM. Realising a few years ago he spent most of his time trying to improvise within the musics he played whether structured or open, he...
Keywords: dave birchall; guitar; noise; free improvisation; stuckometer; manchester; drone; artist; sound art; music concrete; levenshulme bicycle orchestra; kalbakken; open eye duo
|Scope (Em033) - Sannyasin|
Live recording from Sannyasin, Dave Jacksons avant noise project. Performance took place at The Green Room, Manchester UK on the 29th April 2009 at a 'Mantis in Motion' night. Dave Jackson - sax and electronics Ian Simpson - electronics Harry Gallimore - electronics www.myspace.com/sannyasin64 http://noiseresearch.tumblr.com/
Keywords: bacillus; underground; caberet voltaire; amm; electronica; aphex twin; orb; noisescape; sound collage; musique concrete; stockhausen; mantis in motion; sannyassin; fonik; electronic musik; noise research; green room; manchester; noise; music concrete
|Fifth Quartile (Em116) - Electronic Organica Ensemble|
Recorded live at Electronic Organica V, this is a chance grouping of artists / friends from the Manchester area in an impromptu, improvised performance. They are: Abigail Sanders - french horn Richard Knight - laptop Graham Dunning - turntables / objects Ian Simpson - electronics To find out more about Electronic Organica - Click Here Cover art by Ian Simpson 2010
Keywords: fonik; pesticide organica; richard knight; manchester; improvisation; sound art; electronica; electronic music; experimental; collage; electronic organica ensemble; ambient; turntables; turntablism; philip jeck; graham dunning; noise research; bacillus; pesticide organica; electronic musik; music concrete; electroacoustic; musique concrete; noise; altered records
|Galaxy Being (Em065) - Gnod vs Noise Research|
Gnod vs Noise Research is a joint project featured Manchester Drone / Psych / Doom Kollectiv Gnod and Uk based sound artist Ian Simpson (aka Noise Research). This is Em065 in the Electronic Musik catalogue. http://electronicmusik.wordpress.com/ You can view the rest of the EM catalogue (and download it) by clicking the Electronic Musik collection link below.
Keywords: gnod; psych; drone; noise; electronic musik; fonik; manchester; collective; collage; space rock; guitar drones; sound art; ian simpson; avant garde; experimental; post rock; doom; psychedelic.psychedelia; krautrock; fonik; gnod plus fonik; spacescapes; soundscapes; music concrete; stockhausen; berio; nono; white hills
|Heavy Tactical Collision / VLF (Em149) - Anton Mobin / Noise Research|
Split release from Anton Mobin and Noise Research Born in 1979, Anthony Baron lives in Paris and works where the improvisation and the sound creation is going full swing in the world. It is under the name of Anton Mobin that he produces his radio creations and that he occurs on stage. Anton Mobin's sound activities evolve in two universes: the improvised music and the radio art. Sound artist and radio producer, the sound recording and the sound effects are the essential elements of his work of c...
Keywords: noise; ambient; collage; soundscape; anton mobin; music concrete; soundscape; industrial; experimental music; modern composition; anthony baron; radio art; vlf; very low frequency radio; natural radio; stockhausen; amm; fonik; france; manchester
|Wire Assembly (Em189) - Wire Assembly|
Wire Assembly are a free improvising guitar trio based in Sheffield (UK) John Jasnoch - guitar Neil Carver - guitar Ian Simpson - guitar Track one was recorded live at Fuel Cafe Bar (Manchester) Tracks two, three and four were recorded live at The Riverside (Sheffield) Many thanks to Shaun Blezard for the fantastic cover photo Many thanks to The Noise Upstairs for the gigs The guitar trio Wire Assembly have been resurrected/disinterred after 20 years of hibernation...
Keywords: wire assembly; guitar; free improvisation; john jasnoch; neil carver; sheffield; free noise; derek bailey; john russell; fred frith; free jazz; free form; the noise upstairs; fuel withington; manchester; kipple; noise research
|Burning (Em167) - Clutter and Noise Research|
Burning - Clutter and Noise Research Source material was recorded live at the Manchester Artists Bonfire on 26th of January 2012 by Fiona Ledgard (thankyou thankyou). Source material has been extensively reworked and re-edited by Ian Simpson (Noise Research) and Shaun Blezard (Clutter). No new sound sources have been added. Many thanks must surely go to Debbie 'Elvis' Sharp and Rosanne Robertson for putting us on in the first place .......
Keywords: clutter; noise research; islington mill; cough it up; manchester artists bonfire; noise; electronica; sound art; artists; music concrete; musique concrete; sound collage; industrial; debbie sharp; rosanne robertson; fiona ledgard; womb; electronic music; electronic musik; bacillus; fonik